Opener becomes second-youngest Yorkshireman to score an Ashes century as England take total command
New global rules to force tax avoiders to “pay their fair share” will be introduced under a 15-point action plan launched by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) think tank today.
Researchers and biotech firms say European court ruling will deter investors from funding new cures
Northampton have been waiting for this since October. Five months ago their unbeaten start to the Aviva Premiership ground dramatically to a halt in Reading when London Irish registered a bonus-point win on their own turf; here they returned the compliment with interest – or "icing" as Brian Smith, Irish's director of rugby, said.
A guilty pleasure, just one showing decided signs of ageing.
Frankel notwithstanding, the jumping arm of the sport undoubtedly produces the more regular supply of equine folk heroes, and one certainly added to his already considerable fanbase yesterday.
Jason Kenny justifies selection over Chris Hoy to win his second gold of the Games – and Team GB's fifth in the velodrome
"Four years of work and all I have to show for it is 50 seconds on the pommel horse," Louis Smith said a few weeks ago. In the end it came down to even finer margins – a 10th of a point being the difference between winning the first gold medal ever by a British male gymnast, and the silver which he took. He took it well, showing off the easy, magnetic personality with which he has attracted a following to British gymnastics. Smith's score tied with the winner, Krisztian Berki, but the Hungarian took gold for a fractionally higher execution score.
Buying up patents is big business. But the system that was designed to protect the small investor is being twisted by big companies who are using it to stifle the small guys
The Proclaimers celebrate 25 years in pop with a new album. James McNair meets them
Lindt & Sprüngli, the Swiss confectioner that has produced gold-foiled and be-ribboned chocolate rabbits for the past 60 years, has been dealt a crushing blow by the European Union's Court of Justice.
Pasty tax, granny tax, petrol panic, Jeremy Hunt– not a day has passed since the Budget that the Tory party hasn't found itself in trouble over its poor decisions. Matt Chorley counts them down
Prince Harry showed he has inherited his father's gift for looking awkward on foreign trips when he tried to imitate Usain Bolt's victory celebrations during a visit to Jamaica yesterday.
Man-for-man marking from the Six Nations match at the Twickenham in London
Suppose you develop a fantastic product. You might consider applying for a patent to protect the product or how it works. You might also think about applying for a trademark to protect the product’s name or branding. Would you also think about protecting the appearance of the actual product using registered designs?
1. John Lewis Value Hard Side
The store's first foray into home-brand luggage has bag-handler-proof sides made of sturdy ABS plastic yet it's light to handle.